The Secret History

by Donna Tartt

Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

Written in English
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Instagram. @thesecret The Secret History. About the Book The Secret History. by Donna Tartt. Richard Papen arrived at Hampden College in New England and was quickly seduced by an elite group of five students, all Greek scholars, all worldly, self-assured, and, at first glance, all highly unapproachable.

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